View All Installed Programs in Windows 8 In Alphabetical Order

by Venkat eswarlu on September 23, 2011

in tips and tricks

By default Windows 8 doesn’t have a Start Menu to display non-metro apps you’ve installed (though the Programs and Features in Control Panel displays programs installed by you) but WDP comes pre-installed with Metro style and other Windows app, you can view all installed apps in windows 8 easily, here is how.

Win 8 all installed apps from a to z thumb View All Installed Programs in Windows 8 In Alphabetical Order

1. Use Win + F command to open the search pane,

2. Click Apps, installed apps and programs will be shown in alphabetical order (A-z), you can use the scroll bar at the bottom to see apps on the screen. You can pin, unpin and  uninstall them by right-clicking on the app.

Update: To view all apps in Windows 8.1

Press Win key to launch start screen, now click on down arrow which shows all apps by name, you’ve the options to view them by date  installed,  most used and by category.


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Mary November 11, 2013 at 12:30 am

I can’t find programs. What is “Win and F” command that it csays I can use to locate programs? Plus, where can I get info that everyone assumes I was born with aka Windows 8 101?


Helen Killacky February 27, 2014 at 2:23 pm

The date is wrong It was on February 6th 2014 at 3:58 AM. I am positive of this date and time. The pain and confusion is imbedded in my brain, what is left of it. Can you help me? Please help me.


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